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November 2017

Singing for Lung Health group

Wed 1 November 2017 @ 11:00 am - Wed 31 January 2018 @ 12:30 pm
New Brunswick United Reformed Church, Southmead, New Brunswick United Reformed Church, Wigton Crescent, Southmead
Bristol, BS10 6DY United Kingdom
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Phoene Cave

Every Wednesday 11:00am, Bristol A free singing group, specifically to help your lung health and breathing, meeting every Wednesday from 1st November 2017.  After a successful six-week pilot, the Singing for Lung Health group set up by Life of Breath and the British Lung ... Read more...

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Arts of Breath

Wed 15 November 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Wed 14 March 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Various dates 2017/18, Durham Arts of Breath is a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. For more information see individual event pages or contact sarah.mclusky@durham.ac.uk  Please also contact Sarah if you could ... Read more...

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January 2018

Breath in Vocal Technique

Wed 17 January 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prior’s Hall, Durham Cathedral
Durham, DH1 3EH United Kingdom
Free

Wed 17 Jan, Durham The third event of the Arts of Breath series will be practical lecture-workshop conducted by classical singing teacher Miranda Wright with some of her regular vocal students to illustrate the place of trained breathing in vocal technique. Breathing technique ... Read more...

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Breath in Choral Singing

Mon 29 January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North Road Methodist Church, 28 North Road
Durham, DH1 4SG United Kingdom
Free

Mon 29 Jan, Durham The fourth event of the Arts of Breath series will be practical lecture-workshop conducted by Julian Wright in the form of an open rehearsal with the Durham Singers to consider the place of breathing in choral singing. ... Read more...

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February 2018

‘Listen your way in/with the mouth’: the Poetry of Paul Celan

Wed 7 February 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Wed 7 February, Durham In our fifth Arts of Breath event Prof David Fuller will consider the role of breath in the work of Paul Celan. Paul Celan (1920-1970) was a Jewish Romanian-born German-language poet and translator. Both of his ... Read more...

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Beckett, The Breath and The Choreographic

Wed 21 February 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Wed 21 Feb, Durham “Grace to breathe that void. Know happiness” (“Ill Seen Ill Said”, 1981). Unusually for Samuel Beckett, the final declaration of this short prose work gestures to a positive closure. However, the simple directive is preceded by ... Read more...

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March 2018

Breath in Fiction and Poetry with Michael Symmonds Roberts

Wed 14 March 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elvet Riverside ER142, Durham University, New Elvet
Durham, DH1 3JT United Kingdom
Free

Wed 14 March, Durham For our seventh Arts of Breath event, Michael Symmons Roberts will be reading from his novel, Breath, and from his poetry. He will also (with Prof David Fuller) discuss breathing illness in his family background, and how ... Read more...

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July 2018

The Life of Breath: History, Texts, Contexts

Tue 10 July 2018 @ 9:00 am - Thu 12 July 2018 @ 5:00 pm
St John’s College, 3 South Bailey
Durham, DH1 3RJ United Kingdom

10-12 July 2018, Durham Breathing is a basic physiological process, yet also has deep cultural, spiritual and personal meaning. However, although breath and breathing are such resonant and urgent subjects, they have never been the subject of systematic cultural or ... Read more...

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